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CNN
Dec 12, 2012 1:00pm PST
korea is on its way to developing technology to launch a rocket at the united states's west coast and hawaii. officials tell cnn that the working assumption is that the north koreans got outside help from others, including iran. so today's launch is raising some huge concerns. let's go to our pentagon correspondent barbara starr. i assume they are pretty surprised and alarmed by the successful launch over at the pentagon? >> look, wolf, because of everything you just mentioned, indeed, the u.s. military, the intelligence committee have been watching north korea for days now 24/7 because they did expect to launch and they announced it. but they were having technical problems so a lot thought it wouldn't happen until next week. when it happened last week, there was a surprise. the north korean anchor's excitement was clear. >> announcing the launch of a long-range rocket that put a north korean satellite to orbit around the earth. they clearly achieved one goal raising everyone's anxiety level. >> this is a step towards the ability to build a long-range missile that could strike par
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am PST
of solar energy during his time at the white house. though new technology didn't catch on as fast as he had hoped. >> back in 1979 you famously put solar panels on the white house and you said, and i'm going to quote here, you said, either they would be a curiosity, a museum piece, or they would be a small part of one of the greatest and most exciting adventures ever under taken by the american people. i'm sore troy say the solar panels are at the smithsonian, they are museum pieces. what does this say about our commitment, where we are today, in protecting the environment? >> well, it says that the protection of environment goes up and down in america. basically because of the attitude of the president. and when president reagan came in, he removed the solar panels and sent them to a college up in, i think, connecticut. now we have one of the solar panels at the carter center, the museum, and number one producer of solar panels in the world in china, also bought one of the solar panels. so they have brought a lot of money in for that small college. we need to have consistency in america an
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 2:35am EST
on how much. and the jury, samsung, used technology to build its smart phones and tablets. >>> the supreme court today meets again in private. to discuss same-sex marriage. justices are reviewing legal challenges to california's proposition eight that would legalize same-sex marriage. an announcement could come as soon as monday or tabled un,000 till next year. >>> flarz wigs will flay at hal staff across the nation to observe pearl are bar day, december 7, 1941, japanese forces launched a surprise attack on the u.s. naval base at pearl are bar in hawaii leaving more than 2,400 americans dead and drawing the u.s. into world war ii. then, president franklin roosevelt dubbed it off course, "the day which will live in infamy." the death toll is climbing in the philippines after a powerful typhoon washed away a string of villages. more than 400 people were killed and hundred of others they're still missing. the flooding was so widespread, two emergency shelters turned into death traps. >>> a new government climate report warns that flooding from future storms will likely get w
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
different from that and really on purpose because i think women have changed so much. technology has changed all around them. we really had to completely reinvent what it meant to have a flexible, stylish, lucrative, home-based business for today's woman. >> i mean, the comparison to mary kay in that it's done in your home. women that have individual parties. where they invite people to come in and buy. >> we have independent stylists that launch their own business, sharing the style of our jewelry. and not only do they do that at trunk shows which are pop-up shops in people's living room, but i think what's interesting how they do it, they do it through social and mobile, each stylist has their own website. because social media and technology has come so far, the business is completely different. and that means they can earn more than was ever possible before. >> gayle, i don't know anything about stella & dot, but i do know they're backed by sequoia capital. that's a smart venture capital firm. >> i think they really saw in stella & dot that we're three things, a people company first becau
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 1:00pm PST
the philippines. a satellite is light weight compared to a one ton nuclear war head, but a lot of technology used to put a satellite in orbit is the same technology you can use to develop long range ballistic missiles. >> because that failed launch in april, what, it stayed in the air less than a minute or so, are they basically trying to do the same thing now that they failed to do then? >> there's a lot of speculation about that and a lot of experts think that this is a very quick turn around. that launch lasted, went so quickly, there was very little chance to learn much of anything from it. there's a possibility there was one failed part that the north koreans identified. some speculate that they timed their launches in accordance with certain events. in this case, we're coming up on the one year anniversary of the death of kim john-il, so that could be a motivator for this. but a lot of experts say because of the technology involved and the difficulty in getting the launches to succeed, trying to time them to specific historical events is usually not a good way to go about things, wolf. >> c
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 11:00am PST
like 5,000, 6,000 kilometers. what does the distance tell you? >> well, it is technology. it is a three stage rocket. that's what is significant here. >> tells you it is advanced. >> this is 1950s scud technology they built, a lot of people thought they would never get this far with it. but they made incremental advances. so in that sense, it poses a threat. remember, while they were celebrating in the streets of pyongyang, there were probably also celebrating in the control rooms in iran because those two share their missile technology. >> what about ally, china? china -- >> that was a big surprise. >> let me quote, expressed regret, quote/unquote. regret from china? >> china has been their backer, tried to support them quietly in all these talks. but for them to come out today and say we regret that this happened -- >> north korea further isolating themselves. >> further isolating themselves and look at this from another perspective they didn't fire it anywhere close to japan because the japanese have set up anti-ballistic missiles and they have told the north koreans, we will shoot t
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 8:00am PST
technology for long range ballistic missiles capable of hitting the u.s. talk about it with david albright, president of institute for science and international security. he is also a former weapons inspector and one of a handful of americans who has actually visited north korea. david, you say that north korea wants to be able to threaten the united states. why? >> well i think they see the united states as an enemy. so i would say that this, the launch does happen it is not to celebrate the anniversary of, or to mourn, whatever you want to say the death of kim jong-il last december. that they are doing this test to further their own national security interests and, one of those interests is to have a robust, i would argue, nuclear deterrent against the united states. now, i would also add that they are more than willing to negotiate about that. i don't think it's inevitable that north korea would have nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles aimed at the united states but i do think they intend to try to accomplish that and this launch is a step, probably an early step, in terms of the developi
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am PST
technology pinpointed mcafee's location. police didn't know where he was. >> reporter: now that marijuana is legal here in washington, the state is going to start collecting taxes on it. >> "gangnam style." >> there is no one in political life funnier than alan simpson. >> mayor michael bloomberg announced that new york will hold a contest to redesign the city's pay phones. yeah. the top prize, a brand-new walkman. >> announcer: the "eye opener" at 8:00 is brought to you by the aarp. >>> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. this morning, prince william's wife, catherine, is back home in london after three days in the hospital. >> the pregnant duchess of cambridge was being treated for an acute form of morning sickness. mark phillips is outside king edwards vii hospital in london. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. normally, a royal baby gets this kind of attention when it's born. this one only had to be conceived. the duchess did leave the hospital today after three days inside where she was treated for acute morning s
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
there. cell phone technology pinpointed his location until then police didn't know where he was. >> the problem is they're trying to detain me. >> reporter: john mcafee's three-week run from authorities came to an end wednesday nipt in the silicon valley entrepreneur detained at an upscale hotel in guatemala city. >> where are they taking you, john? >> to jail. >> reporter: with the help of interpol, arrested for entering the country illegally and taken to a nearby detention center. for almost a month he evaded police who wanted to question him about one of his make neighbors in belize. mcafee was not alone. reporter from vice.com joined him on his fugitive run to document mcafee's outrageous lifestyle, which now revolves around drugs, sex and guns. to promote his exclusive coverage, the online magazine published this smartphone picture of mcafee with vice reporter rocco castoro. a mistake. the hassingcker noticed it had gps coordinates where it was taken. he was inguatemala. april cross the border from belize. he denies involvement in his neighbor's kil
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am PST
, a former nasa engineer says the rocket was based on soviet technology, it took off from north korea's west coast, and traveled south near the japanese island of okinawa. debris fell into the sea as far away as the philippines. many in the u.s. and elsewhere were taken by surprise. the last time north korea tried to launch was april which ended in an embarrassing failure. to chris lawrence our pentagon correspondent, chris, the u.s. officials do they have any doubts that this is for real? >> reporter: don f they did, those doubts are quickly disappearing. i just got off the phone with a u.s. official who confirmed to me that the on object north korea put into space is still? or bit and the officials are going through final calculations to confirm whether it was indeed a satellite, as north korea claimed. regardless of that, it is confirmed that north korea did successfully go through three stages of this rocket, which is a jump in technology for them. this is the type of rocket that has the range to hit areas in alaska or u.s. bases in hawaii. so there is, you know, some concern over this s
CNN
Dec 10, 2012 11:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 5, 2012 11:00am PST
systems. and, using state-of-the-art monitoring technologies, rigorous practices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. >>> two of the future stars of the republican party appeared together. last night. florida senator marco rubio received the second jack kemp leadership award. the first recipient was paul ryan. here they were. >> as you may know, marco is joining an elite group of past recipients for this award. two of us so far, i'll see you at the reunion dinner, table for two, know in good tables? >> thank you for your invitation for lunch from iowa and new hampshire. i will not stand by and watch the people of south carolina ignored. >> gloria borger, chief political analyst, little, i suppose, that is presidential primary humor there for these two? >> already. >> for these two potential republican candidates. these two men, they're in the midst of this discussion as to where the republican party needs to go next. how do their speeches last night fit into that discussion? >> well, first of all, they
CNN
Dec 6, 2012 11:00am PST
simons, you cover things technology here. apple's been under pressure to move production back here, back to the u.s. why now? >> reporter: well, you know, they've been under pressure to do this for sometime. something to do with the human rights an i buss in the plants and here's an opportunity to give back, you know, something to the american economy. the way you look at things is, you know, the company is going to be spending $100 million in terms of bringing back jobs to the u.s. some may say $100 million, you know, is not a lot of money considering that apple has more than $100 billion in the bank. but i think this is a positive sign in terms of how many workers we're talking about here -- >> how many jobs? >> reporter: we don't know precisely or the skills necessary. it's a great question. probably in the thousands of jobs. remember, this is one existing mac line. this is not the iphone or ipad. one line but probably in the thousands, brooke. >> in the thousands. and so, apple chock eed up the one-day stock drop. do you think the shift, has to be a profitable move for apple hopefull
CNN
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm PST
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CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am EST
successful of the country's attempts at testing long-range technology. over here on the side you can see a long shot of the north korean rocket based on a satellite tracking estimates. you can see the launch site and the splashdown site as it moves on. we got a notice in the media from the north american radio air space command, which had formerly acknowledged that there missile warning system detected and tracked the missile at 7:49 p.m. eastern time. the press release goes on to talk about where it went, where it fell. at no time were the missiles a threat towards america. on the international front, the u.s. moves to shore up syrian opposition groups. the obama administration has designated a group there a terrorist organization and will collectively recognize the coalition of syrian groups as legitimate representatives of the country. this is information that we learned from an interview that president obama did with abc news. in line with that, the u.s. will formally recognize the opposition council as the leader of the syrian people. officials say that the u.s. afghan force may tot
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 12:00am EST
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FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 3:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 9:00am PST
and the economics of energy that the fracking technology has done in natural gas is unprecedented. anything in our lifetime, anything probably in about 100 years, it is completely transforming american energy and the american landscape and i don't think that we niecely have yet had the national political conversation. >> i think we have a map of the shale deposits in the u.s. massive fracking booms in texas, north dakota, ohio, pennsylvania. it's much of the middle of this country. >> yeah. an there's huge -- i mean what's fascinating about fracking the way it transforms the landscape, texas oil fields are texas old fields and west texas is oil and had the oil industry there for years. places where new fracking deposits and gas deposits are discovered it could be a little league field, a ranch house with about five acres and all of a sudden you are at the center of this very intense extractive industry that ten years ago it was nothing but farm lands and ball fields. >> and part of the problem is, you know, when we have this debate, we know what the economic impacts are. they tend to be good in te
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 3:00am PST
. technology is constantly churning old jobs and turning them into new ones. but there's one bottom line we know, joe, and that's this. every good new job requires more education and more skill. the basis of the american middle class for the last 50 years, or the 50 years after world war ii was something called the high-wage middle-skilled job. but the relentless march of globalization and technology is really eliminating that. now there's only a high-wage, high-skilled job. and there's no answer other than certainly more education. i don't know what else we need. everyone's going to have to upgrade their skills. >> what does that mean for the future not only of unions but the future of the strong, vibrant middle class where people get living wages, they get health care, they get workplace safety. it seems like a bleak picture. >> i worry about this. there's no question about it, joe. i can just tell you, you think about a columnist for "the new york times," very easy for you to say. what do you care? how has my job changed? i just came from a long trip, russia, syria, israel, egypt. here's
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 2:35am EST
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CNN
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am PST
was to step out of the story for a moment and just look at technology, look at what's coming out from user-generated images, from voices of syrians trying to tell their stories and just collect it in one place, so we decided to build syria deeply. it's part news aggregator, part backgrounder and part original reporting. what we felt we needed do was to give people more background, more indication and engagement on these issues because months and months into this crisis, so many people just don't understand and don't really have a way to make sense of it. it's so complex and there are so many sophisticated pieces, we wanted to do the best we could with technology to make it all make sense. >> and how tough is it to actually get an accurate picture of what is taking place on the ground? we have heard that we know with the internet being down, some of the phone lines as well, that it is very difficult to actually have people communicate with each other and really get the real story out. >> absolutely. we had a kind of lucky break last week. our reporters in aleppo were on the internet using a
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 9:00am PST
was a document that described the procedures you would use and the specific technology that you would need to do so, so the big question is how would he know all that? he spent more than 20 years in the navy. he worked in the intelligence field. he was a submarine warfare specialist. he had not only a top secret clearance, but also authorizes for what's called special access, which limits the amount of people who can view highly sensitive material. he had that access. he hadn't been out of the navy for more than a year when fbi agents started tracking him and set up this sting and this undercover operation, and that's how they caught him. >> we know if there was any classified information that was actually released? >> reporter: no. there were never actually any real russian agents, so to speak. these were all undercover agents, b it is very, very serious. i mean, the navy will almost always tell you exactly where their carriers and surface ships are located in any given moment. they never reveal the location of the submarine. that is a highly classified part of the u.s. navy. he faces life in p
FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am PST
of a peaceful program. they were cheering success of science and technology, dancing in the streets of north korea. members of the international community are not so sure they're so enthusiastic about this. james piper is in bangkok, thailand. what is the reaction across asia to this launch, david? >> reporter: u.s. allies, japan, south korea condemn the action. philippines, where the rocket landed 200 miles off its shore protested. japan is particularly upset because it flew over the okinawa islands where there is large u.s. presence. south korea is calling for more u.s. sanctions. the most important, china, they are saying want a moderate and prudent response. may well go to the u.n. security council this morning. back to you. martha: so how important is it for north korea's missile regime, missile program i should say they were able to launch this weapon successfully? they have seen several failures in the past? >> reporter: well it is a major scientific achievement if you look at it on that level even though a lot of their people are starving in the country. from what the experts are say
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 1:40am PST
gone too far. >> a whole another section of the grocery store for the technology that we think is not fully understood. >> reporter: there is no proven link between genetically altered food and health problems. they complain government scientists have not done enough independent work and ignore the unknown. they worry but have no proof this new fish will increase allergies and theorize its altered hormone system could somehow cause cancer. the fda's review of company data found those concerns unfounded. is this something i should be afraid of? >> man has been altering the nature of animals since man walked upright and began domesticating animals. arkansas . >> reporter: a new lab created meat in the pipeline for fda approval. very different and just the same as america's favorite fish dinner. >> same texture. >> eating frankenfish. >> please don't use that term. >> reporter: the fda won't say when it will give final approval. the company says it could go out of business before it does. jim avila, abc news, washington. >> and they'll run out of money soon, in january of next yea
CNN
Dec 10, 2012 1:00pm PST
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FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 8:00am PST
into orbit, but the u.s. says it is a cover for testing ballistic missile technology. jon: right now angry protests erupting in michigan as state lawmakers pass a right-to-work law last night. it's a state dominated by organized labor. union members are blasting the new measure saying it will weaken unions. right to work bans unions from forcing workers to pay union dues. mike tobin has more from our chicago bureau. what happened there, mike? >> reporter: well, jon, a spokesman for the democratic caw can cuts in michigan just told me they cannot stop from passage the legislation that governor rick schneider calls freedom to work because the republicans simply have the numbers. so the demonstrations will continue at the capitol. as you mentioned, the demonstrations have already gotten ugly, there have been several arrests, pepper spray has been used, additional state troopers have been deployed today. and unlike these drawn-out labor standoffs we've seen in recent years, governor rick schneider has been able to slam this legislation through, and despite all of the visuals, he insists that h
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
technology and innovation harder. really one thing that actually works, state-run communism may not be your cup of tea but their government works. martha: hmmm. that is getting a lot of attention this morning. now while the gao says the relationship with china is important he is not encouraging communist government as he said in the quote. may not be your cup of tea. bob beckel, former campaign manager. andrea tanteros, news day columnist and both co-hosts of "the five." andrea, you do you have a problem with that? >> yeah i do. i wonder if i studied history to look at eastern europe to see how welcome nism worked for those countrys? the reason he is saying that, mr. immelt, our jobs czar sent a lot of ge's business over to china. we heard during this campaign, this grueling presidential campaign, martha, president obama attacked mitt romney for outsourcing when his jobs czar, jeff immelt, sent, couple of examples. one company in wisconsin, the summer over to china. another light bulb factory in virginia over to china. i mean ge got $1.2 billion in stimulus funds. they send the jobs over to
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am PST
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FOX
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
. the theme remains the same but the technology improves things. encourage viewers to come down and see not only the national tree but the state and territorial trees. >> let's talk about a couple others. we have a picture of the 1978 tree. >>> the 1978 tree served our country well. it was here for 32 years. that's the other thing is this is a live living tree. it's planted here, it grows here. and the 78 tree was here for 32. the tree behind us is from the state of virginia and great future down here too. >> and we also have a picture of the 83 tree. >> 83 tree was just our 78 tree five years later. what we do is change the theme and how the tree is decorated each year. ge has been lighting the tree for 50 years. they'll change the theme of the tree. but again, it's a living tree. >> it says a lot that the presidents are very busy and obviously president obama is very busy right now. a lot going on in his world but the presidents always make time to come light the tree. >> it's part of history. and it's point in time that brings our whole country together. it's a community event. and i
CNN
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm PST
is for science and research. the u.s. condemns the launch saying it is the same technology that would be used to launch a ballistic missile. >>> alan simpson is cutting loose gangnam style. >> stop tweeting your breakfast. >> yes, the republican from wyoming wants to convince people to get involved with lowering the national debt. he asks young americans to use social media to sign a petition. i think that's going to be a successful marketing campaign. >> he's moving like gangnam style. >> soon you'll be doing it. >> a billion people will have seen that youtube video. >>> two prominent members of congress are standing by to join us live. they're getting ready to debate how to break the stalemate in the fiscal cliff negotiations. whether republicans should declare victory on taxes and move on. or are we all going over the fiscal cliff? let's see if we can work out a deal right here in the situation room. but it fits in your pocket. now tell the world daniel... of pepto-bismol to-go. at chevy's year-end event, we have 11 vehicles that offer an epa-estimated 30 mpg highway or better. yeah? hey.
CNN
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
find out? >> reporter: modern technology really is a blessing sometimes. that's right. as we were talking i got an e-mail from senator demint's office explaining in part the answer to your question which is why is he leaving and he says that he's not leaving the fight. he says he decided to join the heritage foundation at a time when the conservative movement needs strong leadership in the battle of ideas and he says no organization is better equipped to lead that fight and he thinks his experience in public office and private sector has helped him there. he says that speaking to constituents and bringing this obviously on the fly that he says that has told them time and time again that being in the senate was never going to be his career. he came to congress as a citizen legislator and is determined to be that and that's why he'll continue that fight. obviously there's a republican governor in south carolina who will appoint the next senator -- >> successor. >> reporter: thank you. in terms of power it shouldn't change anything. it will be an important and very powerful conservat
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
comments online? >> we're seeing another information where technology has outstripped the law. you know, in the past to get published in a newspaper, to get widespread distribution of your complaints against somebody, very hard. you have to get a newspaper to take you seriously. they have to have a big readership. now you just go online. i was reading one account that said yelp has as many as 83 million visitors to the sites. you can literally destroy a business by posting negative things about the business. it's tough on the businesses. they have very little recourse. the communications decency law that protects angie's list and yelp from being sued. they can say, hey, we're just a forum. if people want to post, they can post. the only thing a business can do is sue, saying you defamed me and i'm going to sue you for money damages. suits like this will scare people from posting on the internet and we'll have less free speech and less exchange of ideas and people kind of like the fact that you can go on the internet and check people out. so this is an evolving area of the law. i think y
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 1:00pm PST
did but they are testing new technology, everything from command and control to avionics, the heat shielding, things that will be used in military applications but down the road. the problem is, wolf, a lot of those folks out there that are the conspiracy theorists are not buying it. they think that the x-37 is a lot more than that. in fact, the last one that flew, flew for 469 days. 15 months in space before it landed autonomously back at the air force base in california. wolf? >> we have no idea how long this one is going to stay up there? >> no idea, wolf. no idea if it's going to be a longer or shorter mission or what exactly. but you know, there are a lot of countries around the world whose intelligence agencies sure would like to know about it as well. >> speculation continues. >> exactly. >> thank you very much. >>> at the top of the hour, we're getting new information on a missing american citizen? north korea. >>> first, a look lighter look at the day's headlines. >> killed by a drone in pakistan, al qaeda's number three men announced he's stepping down to spend more time
MSNBC
Dec 11, 2012 3:00am PST
should allow folks that have expertise in science and technology into the country. instead of doing it, both sides use it as a lever in the immigration debate and keeps getting spooled up inside that debate and nothing gets done. >> haven't the republicans been passing it through the house and democrats won't take it up in the senate. >> they have passed it through the house but what democrats say is let's just allow more high skilled immigrants in there. what republicans want in exchange is a reduction in other immigration visas being approved. there is a clear path to getting it done. what republicans will say maybe we will do that and the president will want it to be part of comprehensive immigration reform. that's what's in congress. certain things both sides say are the same thing to do, on truth serum, and don't do it either because they don't want to give the other side victory or use it as leverage in a debate. >> jamie dimon says businesses have lu quiddity and the table is set and now we just need to add good policy to that. jim, thanks so much. we'll talk to you. >>> coming
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 3:00am PST
've come out with top picks from star investors. technology. >> these are, again, sort of out-of-the-box picks. align makes those invisible braces for your teeth. >> invisalign. >> i was thinking of getting those, yeah. >> and those things are really huge. pentair makes water filtration systems, obviously, you know, globally. that's an incredible business right now. water is a precious commodity. public storage is exactly what it sounds like, all those storage containers. that business is mature, it's consolidating. they're the biggest player. gilead had a once-a-day hiv pill and now a once-a-day hepatitis c pill. 4 million americans have that bad disease. finance moody's controversy because of the financial crisis, but you can't go into the bond markets without moody's, and they have a very, very strong cash flow. i don't know how steve feels about them. and then here, some of the other companies as well, utilities cms is in michigan. albany is a diversified company. large cap, ubs -- excuse me, u.s. bank is the fifth largest bank in the country, kind of an old-fashioned bank
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 3:00am PST
anymore. technology has eliminated them. so we've got to train people. and if we don't get job training to equip our work force, we're going to still have to go abroad to find people to do the work we need. >> jobs. yep. go ahead. >> i wanted to mention one thing, mika, back to demint for a second that ties into a new agenda, looking forward in congress which is who fills that void for tea party activism when demint goes outside of congress? it's very interesting this week, i've talked to conservatives who say they have to be much more of a worker party than a boss party, thinking more about the workers instead of the people who run business. there's that realization. look at marco rubio's speech talking about the american dream beginning with janitors and other kinds of workers. ryan at that same dinner this week talking about needing to alleviate poverty. there is this -- all these cross currents in the republican party, and it comes around the issue of jobs. it comes around the issue of the fiscal cliff talks about what the party wants to be. whether there's going to be a tea party 2
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